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Latest: Italy passes the UK with the highest virus infection rates in Europe | Government. & Politics

Italy has the highest number of deaths per 100,000 population among the most affected countries. Italy has added nearly 29,000 deaths since September 1.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 1.8 million Italians have been infected with the virus. According to health professionals, this figure reflects a poorly funded healthcare system with few ICU beds, delays in government regulation, and an elderly population.

Global cases and deaths are considered to be significantly underestimated due to missed infections, limited testing, and different counting criteria.

Phoenix — Arizona reported 8,076 confirmed cases of coronavirus. This is one of the largest daily totals in the state.

The Department of Health Services reported an additional 77 deaths on Saturday, increasing the state’s confirmed total to 402,589 cases and 7,322 deaths.

The number of cases exceeded 6,983 on Friday, and was the third largest daily case report after 12,314 on Tuesday and 10,322 on December 1.

Hospitalizations for coronavirus on Friday reached 3,534, an increase of 52 from Thursday, surpassing the July 13 summer surge of 3,517. There were 799 patients in the intensive care unit.

Washington — US officials say the first US COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in the state on Monday morning.

Latest: Italy passes the UK with the highest virus infection rates in Europe | Government. & Politics

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